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John Gibson and Son

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January 1948/April 1951.

1898 This was the company's claimed date of establishment in later adverts.

1918 John Gibson and Son Limited was incorporated as a private company with a capital of £20,000 to take over the business of engineers and motor manufacturers carried on by John Gibson and Son at 109 Leith Walk, Leith.[1]

1940-41 Described as Morris Commercial Distributors, motor agents, engineers, body builders of Jameson Place, Leith (office and works) and 107 and 109 Leith Walk (showrooms), also at 397-401, King Street, Aberdeen.[2]

1979 The company was dissolved.[3]

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Sources of Information

  1. The Scotsman 28 September 1918
  2. Post Office Edinburgh and Leith Directory 1940-41
  3. National Records of Scotland BT2/1978/567